Meridian: New World is a classic strategy game. It lacks in variety, but remains fun and effective. Too bad that the visuals have not been worked more.
Game World Navigator Magazine
Indisputable evidence of Ed’s hard work is the appearance of the game: nice graphics with a decent development of the landscape and models and simple but functional interface. However, we doubt that a handful of Meridian nice features will attract anyone but the most devoted fans of game design of the early nineties. [Nov 2014, p.100]
The Digital Fix
Meridian: New World feels like a game that has fallen out of early access far too early.
Zone of Games